GH2 vs GH3 - Long Exposures and Astrophotography (Test shots inside)

Started Dec 11, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Anders W Forum Pro • Posts: 21,466
Re: GH2 vs GH3 - Long Exposures and Astrophotography (Test shots inside)

RicksAstro wrote:

Anders W wrote:

RicksAstro wrote:

I guess I like to have complete control of what's done with the data rather than relying on any in-camera processing. You work hard to capture those photons from so far away, I treat the signal like gold...I don't want to waste any! Tricks like the E-M5's real time bulb which shows the image as it's being captured, ultimately adds read noise to the final result, so is a non-starter for me.

Yes, it does add read noise but not a whole lot. Did you see this thread?

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3346106#forum-post-50399103

Of course, when shooting stars, it is therefore a bad idea to use it for the final shot (or shots). However, it may still be of help for quickly finding the right exposure.

Great stuff! Looks like it's perfect for things like outreaches and stuff like that.

Thanks for the effort of testing!

You are welcome Rick!

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